ESB-2017.3089 - [SUSE] ncurses: Multiple vulnerabilities 2017-12-04

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                               ESB-2017.3089
             SUSE Security Update: Security update for ncurses
                              4 December 2017

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        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
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Product:           ncurses
Publisher:         SUSE
Operating System:  SUSE
Impact/Access:     Execute Arbitrary Code/Commands -- Remote with User Interaction
                   Denial of Service               -- Remote/Unauthenticated      
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:         CVE-2017-16879 CVE-2017-13733 CVE-2017-13732
                   CVE-2017-13731 CVE-2017-13730 CVE-2017-13729
                   CVE-2017-13728  

Reference:         ESB-2017.2573

Original Bulletin: 
   https://www.suse.com/support/update/announcement/2017/suse-su-20173183-1/

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   SUSE Security Update: Security update for ncurses
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Announcement ID:    SUSE-SU-2017:3183-1
Rating:             important
References:         #1056127 #1056128 #1056129 #1056131 #1056132 
                    #1056136 #1069530 
Cross-References:   CVE-2017-13728 CVE-2017-13729 CVE-2017-13730
                    CVE-2017-13731 CVE-2017-13732 CVE-2017-13733
                    CVE-2017-16879
Affected Products:
                    SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 11-SP4
                    SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP4
                    SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP4
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   An update that fixes 7 vulnerabilities is now available.

Description:

   This update for ncurses fixes the following issues:

   Security issues fixed:

   - CVE-2017-13728: Fix infinite loop in the next_char function in
     comp_scan.c (bsc#1056136).
   - CVE-2017-13729: Fix illegal address access in the _nc_save_str
     (bsc#1056132).
   - CVE-2017-13730: Fix illegal address access in the function
     _nc_read_entry_source() (bsc#1056131).
   - CVE-2017-13731: Fix illegal address access in the function
     postprocess_termcap() (bsc#1056129).
   - CVE-2017-13732: Fix illegal address access in the function dump_uses()
     (bsc#1056128).
   - CVE-2017-13733: Fix illegal address access in the fmt_entry function
     (bsc#1056127).
   - CVE-2017-16879: Fix stack-based buffer overflow in the _nc_write_entry()
     function (bsc#1069530).


Patch Instructions:

   To install this SUSE Security Update use YaST online_update.
   Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product:

   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 11-SP4:

      zypper in -t patch sdksp4-ncurses-13364=1

   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP4:

      zypper in -t patch slessp4-ncurses-13364=1

   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP4:

      zypper in -t patch dbgsp4-ncurses-13364=1

   To bring your system up-to-date, use "zypper patch".


Package List:

   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 11-SP4 (i586 x86_64):

      ncurses-devel-5.6-93.12.1
      tack-5.6-93.12.1

   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 11-SP4 (x86_64):

      ncurses-devel-32bit-5.6-93.12.1

   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP4 (i586 ia64 ppc64 s390x x86_64):

      libncurses5-5.6-93.12.1
      libncurses6-5.6-93.12.1
      ncurses-devel-5.6-93.12.1
      ncurses-utils-5.6-93.12.1
      tack-5.6-93.12.1
      terminfo-5.6-93.12.1
      terminfo-base-5.6-93.12.1

   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP4 (ppc64 s390x x86_64):

      libncurses5-32bit-5.6-93.12.1
      libncurses6-32bit-5.6-93.12.1
      ncurses-devel-32bit-5.6-93.12.1

   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP4 (ia64):

      libncurses5-x86-5.6-93.12.1
      libncurses6-x86-5.6-93.12.1

   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP4 (i586 ia64 ppc64 s390x x86_64):

      ncurses-debuginfo-5.6-93.12.1
      ncurses-debugsource-5.6-93.12.1


References:

   https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2017-13728.html
   https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2017-13729.html
   https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2017-13730.html
   https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2017-13731.html
   https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2017-13732.html
   https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2017-13733.html
   https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2017-16879.html
   https://bugzilla.suse.com/1056127
   https://bugzilla.suse.com/1056128
   https://bugzilla.suse.com/1056129
   https://bugzilla.suse.com/1056131
   https://bugzilla.suse.com/1056132
   https://bugzilla.suse.com/1056136
   https://bugzilla.suse.com/1069530

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